Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
The Institute for Middle East Understanding N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Resource Generation N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bishop O'Dowd High School Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 313,590

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Spark Microgrants N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University Health Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JINC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Forward Justice N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Housing California N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
eForHum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Page SUM 644,700

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
SV Home CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Prep for Prep NY Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,086,757
Shatterproof a Nonprofit Corp CT Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vivian Beaumont Theater Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Grace Wilsey Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Hill School PA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Beyond Emancipation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Making Waves Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,238,854

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
The Institute for Middle East Understanding United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Resource Generation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bishop O'Dowd High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 313,590

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13110 records found.